Kilchoan Blog

Our blog about everything from around the area

Wild Swim in Ardnamurchan

Wild Swim in Ardnamurchan

"Yesterday I went down to the sea with Jacqui, as she usually does twice a week, to take a swim. I can imagine she must feel calm and her body at one with the sea. The atmosphere was fantastic, as the sun set, the sky turned into all these beautiful...

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My day out over in Tobermory

My day out over in Tobermory

Hi there, my name is Isabel, travelling from Austria, I'm very happy to spend my vacation in beautiful Scotland. I have been to Scotland for the fifth time now, and I am enjoying it very much! I went to the Isle of Mull in May and thought I would love to...

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Leather belts and apple cake

Leather belts and apple cake

Here at Kilchoan Crafts we are passionate about showcasing local arts and crafts and supporting ethically sourced Fair Trade products. Whether you are visiting Ardnamurchan on holiday or living in the local area, Kilchoan Craft and Coffee Shop has...

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Fire on Rhum

Fire on Rhum

Big hill fire on the Island of Rum yesterday. The grass and heather are very dry just now and will easily ignite. BBQ bonfires and a cigarette butt thrown carelessly are all it takes to start these fires. Fortunately it is under control and no one has been hurt....

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Castle Tioram

We enjoyed a spectacular afternoon in lovely winter sunshine at Castle Tioram a wee while ago. Castle Tioram is a tidal castle. I've often visited when the tide has been too high to walk up to admire the castle at close quarters, or when the tide has been far out and...

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The Blackening

The Blackening

This unfortunate couple are enduring a ‘Blackening’. An old tradition, which involves capturing the bride and groom before their wedding day, putting them in the back of a pick-up, then parading them in a noisy and merry procession around the village while the locals...

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Cottage Breaks Scotland

We can offer fantastic cottage breaks in Scotland so whether you're looking for a cosy romantic retreat, a fun-filled family getaway or somewhere large and filled with luxury, you'll find a great selection of cottage breaks to choose from. Unlike larger agencies that...

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Coastal Cottages Scotland

Have you been searching for a cottage in Scotland? Here at Steading Holiday Cottages we have a range of picturesque coastal escapes to choose from. From cosy coastal cottages for two to fantastic family friendly and dog friendly cottages, we have a cottage to suit...

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Baby Friendly Holidays Scotland

What we can offer Holidays should be an escape from the stress of everyday life which is only possible if you're confident that you can relax. At Steading Holiday Cottages we know the needs of babies are very different and we know what will make a great holiday. We...

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